Jack White/Blunderbuss

And on the eighth day, God created Jack White. As we recently learned from the (finally!) long and detailed profile of White in the Easter edition of the New York Times Magazine, Jack White doesn’t… Continue reading

back to back sold out: Megafaun and Dr. Dog

This Thursday and Friday I had the pleasure of back to back sold out shows: Megafaun at the Backstage at DC’s Black Cat and Dr. Dog at the 930 Club. Megafaun was more… Continue reading

The Black Keys LIVE: you pretty much love The Black Keys

When it was first announced that The Black Keys were playing an arena tour, I was disappointed. Disappointed because I knew at that point the only place I could ever see them would… Continue reading

gone punk

Punk is in the air. Jack White’s debut solo release is slowly creeping up on us, just like March did. Out not soon enough on April 24 on Third Man Records/Columbia, Blunderbuss, is shaping up… Continue reading

mr. Macca does it weird, Lana Del Rey makes and appearance and my obsession with Jack White continues….

We have now seen some releases, hype and serious discussions come up online, on the airwaves and among our offices. What’s up? Paul McCartney (or Mr. Macca, if you will) went jazzy on… Continue reading

tennis/young & old

  Just about a year ago in January 2011 we first heard from Tennis – couple composed of Alaina Moore and Patrick Riley (previously from the Indiana pop-punk band, The Ataris.) Famously, they sailed the… Continue reading

preview (and) complaints

In our second week of 2012, not much new music has been flooding in. But there’s always news. And that means a discussion. Word of a new Paul McCartney album, Kisses On The Bottom, due… Continue reading

top 50 tracks of 2011

Happy New Year! Here we have my favorite tracks of the year. They are not ranked and some are tracks from my favorite albums previously listed. And some of these tracks are from… Continue reading

the year’s records #11-#1

Part of the fun in music writing and broadcast is discussing records and releases in a ranked order and getting into, hopefully, heated discussions with friends and family members. I encourage everyone to… Continue reading

this year’s records in review: #20 – #11

Year end lists are out. I’ve spent the last two weeks crafting mine. Listening to your favorite records of the year in their entirety is really the only way to do it. [I… Continue reading